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Sundara Kãnda: Hanuman’s Odyssey

By Murthy, BS

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Book Id: WPLBN0100002874
Format Type: Mp3 (Audio Book)
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Reproduction Date: 07/10/2013

Title: Sundara Kãnda: Hanuman’s Odyssey  
Author: Murthy, BS
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Hinduism, Ramayana
Collections: Poetry, Authors Community, Most Popular Books in China
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Publisher: Self-published
Member Page: BS Murthy


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Audio reading of BS Murthy's book Sundara Kãnda: Hanuman's Odyssey (Ravan's encounter with Seetha)

If Mahabharata's Bhagvad-Gita is taken as a philosophical guide, Ramayana's Sundara Kãnda is sought for spiritual solace. What is more, many believe that reading Sundara Kãnda or hearing it recited would remove all hurdles and usher in good tidings! Well miracles apart, it's in the nature of Sundara Kãnda to inculcate fortitude and generate hope in one and all. After all, isn't it a depiction of how Hanuman goes about his errand against all odds! Again, won't it portray how Seetha, on the verge of self-immolation, overcomes despair to see life in a new light? Besides, how Hanuman's Odyssey paves the way for Rama to rescue his kidnapped wife! One is bound to be charmed by the rhythm of the verse and the flow of the narrative in this sloka to sloka transcreation of Valmiki's adi kavya - the foremost poetical composition in the world. After all, it was the saga of Rama that inspired Valmiki the barbarian to spiritualize the same as Ramayana in classical Sanskrit!


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